This sounds all too familiar:
WASHINGTON – A female telecommunications lobbyist who became part of an explosive story early this year about John McCain has broken months of silence to deny the main subtext of the account — that she was suspected of being romantically involved with the Republican presidential candidate. “I did not have a sexual relationship with Senator McCain,” Vicky Iseman told the National Journal magazine.
The last time we heard someone say that, we know what happened!
…but it does depend on what the meaning of the word is is.